Destinations, events and activity tourism

Destination Management Plan Redcar and Cleveland

Destination Management Plan Redcar and Cleveland

Client: Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council We were commissioned along with Blue Sail to produce a five-year Destination Management Plan (DMP) for the Council to help extend the season and create a year-round tourist destination. The destination benefits from its...

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Nevis sustainable tourism development strategy

Nevis sustainable tourism development strategy

Client: Nevis Landscape Partnership The Nevis Landscape Partnership is based in Glen Nevis and was formed in 2002 to enhance the environmental and cultural qualities of the Nevis area whilst providing opportunities for all to appreciate and enjoy. Duncan Bryden, a...

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Wine Tourism Feasibility Study, Wealden

Wine Tourism Feasibility Study, Wealden

Client: Wealden District Council Wine tourism feasibility study - wine continues to be one of the fastest-growing agricultural products in the UK. English wines are enjoying a renaissance at the moment. Annual sales of wine made from grapes grown in England and Wales...

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Pleasley Visitor Destination Hub Feasibility Study

Client: Derbyshire County Council Pleasley is located on the Nottinghamshire-Derbyshire border and the Destination Hub consists of three main destinations – Hardwick Hall, Pleasley Pit Country Park and Pleasley Vale (including an Outdoor Activity Centre). We were...

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Thanet Accommodation Study

Thanet Accommodation Study

Client: Thanet District Council The investment in the cultural and tourism product, for example, the Turner Contemporary Gallery and Dreamland has transformed the visitor offer in Margate. The investment has helped to attract inward investment, raised the profile of...

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Sustainable Tourism – Spatial Plan for Central Wales

Sustainable Tourism – Spatial Plan for Central Wales

Client: Mid Wales Tourism Partnership Study on behalf of the Mid Wales Tourism Partnership to contribute towards the sustainable tourism element of the Spatial Plan for Central Wales. The study included carrying out a review of existing research and a significant...

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Destination Investment Plan

Client: Cardiff Capital Region In partnership with Peter Cole from Cole and Shaw cyf, Planning Solutions Consulting, worked with the South-East Wales Destination Management Group (DMG) to prepare a Destination Investment Plan (DIP) for the region, specifically to:...

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Dark Skies Tourism Destination Assessment

Dark Skies Tourism Destination Assessment

Working on a wider project for the City and County of Swansea Council at their two residential activity centres Ty Borfa and Ty Rhossili  we were also asked to carry out an assessment to create an internationally recognised dark skies tourism destination, which would...

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Vision and Destination Development, Basingstoke Canal

Vision and Destination Development, Basingstoke Canal

Client: Surrey County Council & Hampshire County Council Constructed between 1788 and 1794, The Basingstoke Canal runs for 32 miles through Hampshire to Surrey where it joins the Wey Navigation and beyond to the River Thames. It has a continuous tow path and has...

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Coastal Destination and Contingent Valuation, Whitby

Coastal Destination and Contingent Valuation, Whitby

Client: Royal Haskoning We worked as part of a team led by Royal Haskoning carrying out a contingent valuation exercise to evaluate the environmental value of the coastline and beaches along a 7 kilometre stretch around Whitby in North Yorkshire.  The coastline and...

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Tourism Destination Development in Kent

Tourism Destination Development in Kent

Client: Kent County Council On behalf of Kent County Council we managed a European funded programme to evaluate the potential for new tourism development to support the destination development of Kent and the wider Transmanche Region.  A key objective was to encourage...

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